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Strict, Lax, or Flexible Parenting Styles? by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted Wed 03 Dec 2008 1:44pm 1 Comment Popular, popular, popular. For some reason, this is consistently the most popular post on this blog.  I guess there are a lot of parents out there with questions. Perhaps it’s that parents, lacking a clear sense of what is the “right” way to parent, turn to books. Unfortunately parenting books so often tell you that there is only one way to p ... Read on »
Mother’s Parenting Style, Child’s Temperament Predict Later Childhood Behavior by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:51pm The research addressed in this article indicates that how a mother interacts with her child in its first year, as well as the child’s temperament, can predict later conduct issues. Over 1,800 infants were assessed in their first year, both in terms of temperament (activity level, fearfulness, fussiness, general happiness), as well as the mother ... Read on »
Post Exchange- Choosing a Parenting Style by Cascia T. Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:11pm This is my first of hopefully a series of post exchanges with my readers. Shen-Li from Babylicious wrote a detailed article about parenting styles and what she would have done differently during her baby, Gavin's first year. It is tough being a parent. I have three children and they are all very different and require different parenting ... Read on »
TEST: Discover Your Parenting Style by Elizabeth .. Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 3:08am In case you are not aware of what kind of parenting style you have, Parenting.com offers a new Web application that can explain it to you in big, fancy words. The application, designed by a bunch of PhD types with Signal Patterns, offers “new insight into the rich complexities of parenting approaches far beyond relaxed/strict descriptions and is ... Read on »
Parenting styles by Pink Lemonade .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 6:48pm When deciding to have a baby, our minds often fill with idealistic thoughts of daddy playing ball with his little boy, or mommy baking cookies with her little girl, cheeks dusted in flour. We envision peaceful family dinners where everyone sits and talks about their day. What we don’t envision is the times of conflict, discipline and other strugg ... Read on »
Parenting styles- does culture effect the incidence of autism? by Maddy M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 9:40pm I may have deviant children but their problems are exacerbated, indeed caused, by their parentage. Autistic children shouldn’t be cursed with British parents, they should be nurtured by American ones, or failing that, Italian would do. If I had different children, I would be a perfect parent, or at least a perfect British parent. My children ... Read on »
Your Parenting Style May Affect Your Teen’s Driving by RaisingTeens Posted Tue 20 Oct 2009 12:00am Oct 20, 2009 by Joe Keenan | Categories , , , , Parents have a big impact on the safety of teen drivers, according to an article in Healthday which highlights two recent studies published in the journal Pediatrics last month. Parents who set rules and boundaries , and follow up on these rules, seem ... Read on »
Traditions and Tips, Single Parent Style by Susan C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 7:55pm gbhouse, originally uploaded by onewomanshow. Five years ago I bought my first gingerbread house kit, an impulse purchase from a craft store. I was excited about doing the project with the kids, especially because it was our first Christmas just the three of us — that is, until I saw the horribly decorated, OSHA-challenged product we made. ... Read on »
Parenting styles. by Karma Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:26pm The other day Adam and I took Addie and Quincy down to the park for a walk - the Q got to chase balls and Addie Mae hung out in her fave, the sling. It was a beautiful day and we were so relaxed, enjoying a little time outside. Next thing you know, there's a little boy, probably around 3 years old, coming at me with a tree branch. I'm thinking, " ... Read on »
Sunday Surfin’ – Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting Style! by Sheridan Ripley Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Jan 2011 7:27pm PREGNANCY It is very important to know your care provider! Which childbirth class should you take? BIRTH Healthy Birth Blog Carnival – Enjoy Birth is there too! When should you weigh the baby? Do you have to have a vaginal exam during your birth? Why wait to clamp the cord? BREASTFEEDING Grea ... Read on »